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John H. Bloce account book

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16722

Content Description

This collection contains the account book believed to be of John H. Bloce, a farmer and book peddler. Genealogical records show that some of the uncommon names listed in the account book are from Rockingham County, Virginia, bordering Shenandoah County. The account book details schoolbooks such as readers, geography and spelling along with other transactions such as selling apple, corn, oats, horse collars, etc.

Dates

  • 1856 - 1857

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal folder.)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Michael Brown Rare Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on 19 February 2020.
Title
John H. Bloce account book
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
2022-09-27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States